New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

General Education Programmes not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended to assist people engaging or re-engaging with learning who have the basic capabilities needed to pursue education or employment pathways, but require further development to confidently use them to succeed in those pathways.

It recognises the importance of applying core capabilities such as confidence, basic knowledge and skills, and literacy and numeracy, in a range of familiar contexts.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied General Education Programmes at this level can earn:

$23,000

Median earnings one year after study

$27,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

25%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Paokahu Trust

Provided by:

Paokahu Trust

Value:

$500 each

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Wairoa Waikaremoana Māori Trust Board Scholarships

Provided by:

Wairoa-Waikaremoana Maori Trust Board

Value:

$500.00

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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